About the job: Roofers take care of the roofs of our houses and establishments. This job is 11% faster in terms of job outlook. It is a job that requires too much body movements as roofers do fix the roofs.

Where will you work: Since the task is to replace, repair, and install roofs of buildings, roofers usually work at the high areas of the establishments or houses. Prepare for the many “greater heights” as you will be working on top of places, literally.

What will you do: roofers usually do the following:

  • Check if the roofs have problems and identify how it is best to be repaired
  • Check the measurement of roofs and other needed materials
  • Repair the plywood
  • Put the layers of insulation
  • Put the ventilation system
  • Put other materials in making the roof weatherproof
  • Cut materials in order for the roof to fit vents or other parts of the wall
  • Prevent leakage of the roof

How to Become a Roofer: On the job training helps prospective applicant become hired especially of he become knowledgeable about the tools, equipment, machines, and materials about roofing. Usually, it takes 2 to 3 months for all the necessary parts of roofing to be learned by applicants.

Job skills / requirements: To become a roofer, one must have the following aside from what was mentioned above:

  • Being able to balance on the roof
  • Knowledgeable in using roofing tools and equipment
  • Not afraid of heights

Industry: construction

Minimum age: The minimum age is 18 years old.

Expected wage: The pay is roughly $19.22 per hour

Similar name: carpenters

Related jobs: carpenters; insulation workers; solar photo voltaic installers, masonry workers, construction laborers and helpers; drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers; flooring installers and tile and marble setters

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Roofer Jobs for Teens

7 jobs found

Residential Roofer

National Roofing - Albuquerque, NM

to lift 100 lbs. Balance in an unstable position. Ability to follow directions. Positive work ethic. At least 18 years old.... We know from years of experience that a career with us can be transformative, and there are good reasons why so many...
$19 per hour

1 month ago

Commercial Roofer

National Roofing - Albuquerque, NM

. Ability to follow directions. Positive work ethic. At least 18 years old. Knowledge of basic reading & writing skills. Valid driver.... We know from years of experience that a career with us can be transformative, and there are good reasons why so many...
$19 per hour

2 months ago

Checker

Coca-Cola - Alsip, IL

and Experience: Minimum of 18 years old 0 to 1 plus years’ experience with inventory control methods, techniques or processes... experience (i.e., working in a distribution warehouse environment, roofer, farmhand, grocery dock, construction, manipulating...

1 day ago

Checker

Coca-Cola - Lansing, MI

and Experience: Minimum of 18 years old 0 to 1 plus years’ experience with inventory control methods, techniques or processes... experience (i.e., working in a distribution warehouse environment, roofer, farmhand, grocery dock, construction, manipulating...

8 days ago

General Laborer, Warehouse

Coca-Cola - West Dundee, IL

years old Willing and able to work any day or shift as we are 24/7 operation Demonstrated attention to detail... and Experience: High school diploma or GED 6 months related experience (ie working in a distribution warehouse environment, roofer...

8 days ago

General Laborer, Warehouse

Coca-Cola - West Dundee, IL

all other duties as assigned Required Skills and Experience: Minimum of 18 years old Willing and able to work any day or shift... experience (ie working in a distribution warehouse environment, roofer, farmhand, grocery dock, construction, manipulating...

10 days ago

Order Builder

Coca-Cola - Traverse City, MI

Perform all other duties as assigned Required Skills and Experience: Minimum of 18 years old Willing and able to work... diploma or GED 6 months related experience (ie working in a distribution warehouse environment, roofer, farmhand, grocery...

10 days ago